Dutch War Cemetery Grebbeberg
(Netherlands, the - Utrecht - Rhenen)
The Dutch War Cemetery on the Grebbeberg hill, east of Rhenen, is the last resting place for more than 400 Dutch soldiers who died during the fights on the Grebbeberg, in May 1940.
In the Second World War this was also the cemetery for German soldiers who died during this fight. After the war these graves were replaced to the German War Cemetery in Ysselsteyn.
The Grebbeberg War Cemetery was and sometimes it still is used to bring Dutch War Graves together from other places. Nowadays there are more than 800 graves on this cemetery.
Click for more information on the overview at the bottom of the page.
- Text: Barry van Veen
- Photos: Barry van Veen (1,3,5) & Fedor de Vries (2,4)
Address and contactinformation
- Grebbeweg 123
3911 AV Rhenen
- 031 - 76 12 507
- WWII grade:
Where is it?
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Point of interest
- Crash Location C-47 42-100896
- Hotel De Wereld (Hotel the World) Wageningen
- Crash Location B-17 42-5798
- Plaque Population Registry Town Hall Wageningen
- Monument 22th Infantry Regiment
- Memorial Bomb Raids on Ede
Amongst others, the following persons are buried here (Overview)
|Name||Date of death|
|Landzaat, Willem Pieter||May 13th, 1940|
|Liempd, van, Antonius Johannes Maria||May 12th, 1940|
|Swagerman, Bernardus||May 13th, 1940|
|Verhoef, Sijmen||May 13th, 1940|
|Vermolen, Johannes Mattheus||May 24th, 1940|